The LookOut - the feature bar and restaurant and social center at The LineUp, provides front-row viewing of the surf action from its expansive lanai and surf-side deck, as well as unobstructed views out over the adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon to the Pacific Ocean beyond. The menu at The LookOut celebrates the abundance of Oahu's agricultural and seafood ingredients in dishes inspired by surf spots around the world. The food will be fresh, clean, healthy and meant to be shared with family and friends with a menu that includes a variety of unique pupus. The bar will feature 12 craft beers on tap, craft cocktails and mocktails, smoothies and a curated wine list. The LookOut is the place to gather with friends and family to enjoy live entertainment with a stage to host bands, DJ’s, Talk Story events, guest chefs, and to watch the live surf action at the Wai Kai Wave, surf contests from around the world, or unique content from renowned photographers, videographers and local artists on a massive LED screen.

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Located on the boardwalk above the adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon, Foam Coffee & Bar will feature espresso, drip coffee, cold brew coffee, brewed iced teas, smoothies and juices, lite snacks, grab-and-go food items and a full-bar. Foam Coffee & Bar will have a seating area on the boardwalk overlooking the adjacent lagoon that will be the perfect setting for you to get fueled for your next activity or relax with a craft cocktail watching the sunset over the Pacific. Foam Coffee & Bar will also service the lagoon cabanas, lounge chairs and the Nalo Kai Club Lounge.


Guests can also choose a full VIP experience with 6 surf-side private cabanas complete with entertainment systems along with 10 private cabanas and a dozen 2-person lounge chair sets that are part of the Nalo Kai Club and feature views over the adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon and the Pacific Ocean. All cabana guests will have access to the air conditioned Nalo Kai Club lounge and locker rooms as well as concierge, food & beverage service and surf and paddle activity packages throughout their stay. The private cabanas are ideal for families, couples, or a group of friends seeking to spend a day enjoying all there is to offer at The LineUp at Wai Kai. Multiple cabanas can also be reserved together for a larger group or company event.

Group Events Banquets & Catering

The LineUp is the perfect location for groups that want a unique and active event. We offer healthy and delicious food options for groups of 20 people up to a full-buyout of The LineUp for a private event for up to 750 people. We can also package outdoor recreational activities for your group at both the Wai Kai Wave and the adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon.

We cater to groups of all sizes with a fun, friendly and casual family approach. A sampling of groups that will enjoy The LineUp include: corporate teams, birthday parties, tours, kids camps, trade groups, family reunions, sports clubs/teams, bachelor/bachelorette parties, weddings, fundraisers, company picnics and holiday parties. We will bring your vision to life and ensure that your event is a home run!

Wai Kai Wave

surfer carving wave and splashing spectators

The Wai Kai Wave, powered by citywave®, is the world's biggest "deep-water" standing wave at 100 feet wide and adjustability from 2-foot to head-high, offering an authentic surf experience from first-time beginners to high-level pros to those who just want to watch the surf action. This wave offers something for everyone!

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The adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon sits between the Wai Kai Wave and the Pacific Ocean, offering a 52-acre calm and sheltered lagoon ideal for Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Guided Outrigger Canoeing, enjoying Pedal Boats or other recreational activities.

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